Dryer Making Noise? Top 7 Reasons Why

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A noisy dryer can be quite alarming, especially if the drum is not being properly supported. Several parts can become worn over time and cause the issue. A blocked fan or parts that have become loose can also cause the dryer to make unusual noises. To diagnose and fix these issues, the dryer cabinet will likely need to be taken …

7 Reasons Your Dryer Is Leaking Water

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Dryers are a convenient and useful appliance to have in your home. Unfortunately, sometimes they leak water. A dryer with a water issue can affect its performance and leave a puddle on your laundry room floor. Water issues can also damage its electrical components. If your dryer is leaking water, it is recommended you stop using it and get it …

Dryer Overheating? 7 Causes (and How to Fix Them)

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If your dryer is overheating, there are a few different issues that could be causing it. This guide outlines all the common causes, with instructions to fix them. 1. Blocked Ventilation An overheating dryer is often the result of blocked ventilation. If the warm air produced by your dryer cannot get out through the ventilation, it will cause the dryer …

LG Dryer Not Heating

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LG is a popular appliance brand that manufactures top-selling home appliances, like dishwashers, TVs and dryers. Even the best products will sometimes break down and need to be repaired, and LG dryers are no different. One common problem people run into is their LG dryers not heating correctly. Here are some of the most common causes of an LG dryer …

Dryer Opens Right or Left? – How to Switch the Direction of Your Dryer Door

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The direction that your laundry machine doors open seems trivial – right up until it isn’t. Nothing is more frustrating than a dryer door that opens the wrong direction, against the washer, or into the path. There are many reasons why you might have a preference for which way your dryer opens. Normally, this is defined by the arrangement of …

4 Reasons Why Your Dryer Won’t Tumble & How to Fix Them

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Dryers have a few distinct functions that work together. They heat, they tumble, and they channel hot moisture-filled air out of your clothes. But when one of those three functions stops working, your clothing stops getting dry. If the dryer stops heating, then the other functions simply flop wet clothes around for half an hour with very little effect. Without …

How to Replace Your Maytag Dryer’s Auto-Dry Sensor (Cycling Thermostat)

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Every dryer has more than one thermometer. These temperature sensors are designed to keep the heating process safe. Without these sensors, the dryer is at risk of overheating and even starting a fire. This is why your dryer often defaults to not heating if one of the thermometers or thermostats ceases to function. The auto-dry sensor, however, is a unique …

How to Replace the Thermal Fuse in a Non-Heating LG Dryer

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A non-heating electric LG dryer model DLE3500W can disrupt your daily schedule and lead to all sorts of chaos as you desperately try to determine the cause of the malfunction. While no-heat is a symptom attributed to a number of faulty components, a burned-out thermal fuse is one of the more common culprits. Your dryer’s thermal fuse acts as a safety device …

At-Home Ways to Fix a Dryer Not Drying

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Your washer and dryer timing can shape your whole day. Many people get a feel for how long each cycle takes and build the home chore cycle around that. It’s always best when the washer and dryer take almost exactly the same amount of time, or you can predict when each will be done and ready to move forward. Unfortunately, …

How to Find a Hidden Lint Clog in Your Dryer

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Dryers are relatively simple machines. Most of the complexity comes from the safety mechanisms meant to prevent shorts, overheating, tumbling with the door open, and excessive shaking. Everything else is simple. A heating element warms of the dryer, the drum spins, and hot air (along with lint) flows out through the vent. In the process, clothes become dry. However, if …